SOFTVETS

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The ”Pan-European soft skills curriculum for undergraduate veterinary education – SOFTVETS”:

  • Start: 01-10-2018
  • End: 30-09-2020
  • Project Reference: 2018-1-HR01-KA203-047494
  • EU Grant: 226716 EUR
  • Coordinator: University of Zagreb - Faculty of Veterinary Medicine

Partners:

  • STIFTUNG TIERAERZTLICHE HOCHSCHULE HANNOVER
  • WIRTSCHAFTSUNIVERSITAT WIEN
  • UNIVERZA V LJUBLJANI
  • EAEVE
  • VETERINAERMEDIZINISCHE UNIVERSITAET WIEN
  • ALLATORVOSTUDOMANYI EGYETEM

Recent research and surveys among veterinarians show an increasing need for enabling veterinarians with skills to cope with challenges imposed on them by the ever changing world and the enormous strain the profession puts on them. Skill acquisition and development are essential for the performance and modernization of the profession in order to provide new forms of flexibility and security for veterinary professionals. Therefore, the target group of this project are students of veterinary medicine that need to be better prepared for real-life challenges in their future working environment. 

The goal of this project is to create a framework, and produce an ideal version of the new soft skills curriculum that would be applicable in veterinary higher education throughout Europe. As it should cover a wide range of life skills to cover all aspects of modern day challenges it will be organized in three sections: interpersonal communication, entrepreneurship and digital skills. The project team will firstly develop a set of recommendations for learning outcomes in life skills, a training concept for education of teachers involved in soft skill teaching and carry out a pilot implementation project of selected modules at implementation partners’ institutions. The intellectual outcomes will be developed in coordination with students’ association, professional association of veterinarians and an accreditation authority for veterinary education establishments within Europe to make sure it responds correctly to the needs of both students and labour market.

More details about the project are available at the Erasmus+ Project Results Platform: https://ec.europa.eu/programmes/erasmus-plus/projects/eplus-project-details/#project/2018-1-HR01-KA203-047494 2

 

Partners of SOFTVETS

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The project was co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union

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